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News and information, interviews, weather, upcoming events, music, school news, and many special features. North Shore Morning includes our popular trivia question - Pop Quiz! The North Shore Morning program is the place to connect with the people, culture and events of our region!


 
What's On:
Early North Shore commercial fisherman with children and lake trout - image courtesy NSCFM

Moments in Time: North Shore commercial fisherman Walter Sve

Walter Sve is a third generation North Shore commercial fisherman based near Two Harbors, MN.  In this edition of Moments in Time, Walter talks with Art Fenstad of the North Shore Commercial Fish


Joan and Bob Burrows clean herring roe at the Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais / photo by Barbara Jean Johnson

Behind The Work: Joan and Bob Burrows

 Joan and Bob Burrows work at the Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais each fall during the herring roe harvest.


 
Ice on Sawbill Lake by Carl Hansen

West End News Nov. 17

Last week, Sawbill Lake was almost frozen over. The official criterion for freeze-up is when the lake is more than 90% frozen. Sawbill got close to that, but then reopened over the weekend.


Poplar River Valley

DNR issues ski hill permit to draw water from slowing Poplar River

After a review of more than 600 comments from the public, DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr issued a permit to Lutsen Mountains Ski Hill to take water from the Poplar River for snowmaking despite the stre


 
Homer will be missed at Sawbill

West End News Nov. 10

As of Wednesday, Nov. 9, Sawbill Lake is about 75% frozen over. The shallow bays froze the day before and stayed frozen in spite of a sunny, calm day.


Whiskey Jack

Wildersmith November 4

The 20th anniversary of the northland’s great Halloween snowstorm was celebrated quietly with no repeat.


 
The Pagami Creek fire uncovered old roads through the wilderness.

West End News Nov. 3

I'd like to add my sincere condolences to the friends and family of long-time Minnesota Public Radio personality Tom Keith who passed away unexpectedly this week.


A class full of school children at the Birchwood School in Mineral Center/photo courtesy of the Cook County Historical Society

Moments In Time: Growing up in Mineral Center

Although not much is left of the town of Mineral Center these days, it was once a bustling settler village full of homesteaders, many of whom came from Wisconsin in search of a better life.


 
A pink flower for breast cancer awareness, photo by Barbara Jean Johnson

Magnetic North: Vicki's experience with breast cancer

In 2006 Vicki was diagnosed with breast cancer. This October she passed a major mile stone for any survivor—five years cancer free.


The moon, accompanied by Mars (the tiny dot to the right)

Northern Sky: Full Moons & Mars

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.